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; In 1823 he was arrested, investigated for his political activities, specifically his membership in the Philomaths society, and in 1824 banished to central Russia. He had already published two small volumes of miscellaneous poetry at Vilnius, which had been favorably received by the Slavic (Slavic peoples) public, and on his arrival at Saint Petersburg found himself welcomed into the leading literary circles, where he became a great favorite both for his agreeable manners and his


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collection&limit 125 The next few years, however, in Saint Petersburg, ''Esclarmonde'' was presented also at Mariinsky Theater, sang in Russian, where natable stars were Eduard Krushevsky (Eduard Andreevitch Krushevsky) (who debuted at conducting with great success that opera without prior preparation), and tenors Ivan Yershov and Mikhail Mikhaylov (Mikhail Ivanovich Mikhaylov) who shared the role of Roland). **Moscow (Sheremyetyevo International Airport) ** Saint


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Leningrad (Saint Petersburg) Trud's world champion rowers in Moscow, resulting in the first American (United States) sporting victory on Soviet soil, and certainly the first time a Russian crowd gave any American team a standing ovation during the Cold War. Water World, ''Sports Illustrated'', November 17, 2003. The men's crew have won 15 national titles (14


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century original

Academy of Sciences in Saint Petersburg. It is a 15th-century copy of a 13th-century original. Its name is derived from the Princes Radziwiłłs of Grand Duchy of Lithuania (later, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth), who kept it in their Nesvizh Castle (Nieśwież) in the 17th and 18th centuries. Russian Empress Concort (List of Russian consorts) Maria Feodorovna (Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark)), daughter of Christian IX of Denmark, got her rye flour from


extensive support

Putin implemented several protectionist measures and launched programs to attract foreign producers into the country. In late 2005, the government enacted legislation to create special economic zones (SEZ) with the aim of encouraging investments by foreign automotive companies. The benefits of operating in the special economic zones include tax allowances, abolishment of asset and land taxes and protection against changes in the tax regime. Some regions also provide extensive support for large


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a similar fire-fighting unit created in Saint Petersburg only a year earlier. On February 6 of the following year Lt. Colonel Jan Robosz became the first Fire Chief of Fire Guard in Warsaw. The organization of the unit ended on January 1, 1836, and it began its duty. Initially named Fire Guard in Warsaw (Straż Ogniowa w Warszawie), in 1841 it was renamed to Warsaw Fire Guard (Warszawska Straż Ogniowa). The Guard was entitled with all maintenance duties in the city, including putting down fires


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Theatre It has also been known to have been staged as a single work, as in the case of Washington National Opera's November 1997 by Franco Zeffirelli with Plácido Domingo as Canio and Véronica Villarroel as Nedda. Washington Opera program In 2011, it was performed along with Poulenc's (Francis Poulenc) ''La voix humaine'' by Opera San José. For many years, locals have claimed that the sea mud has a curative effect. A military doctor


artistic family

from a prominent Russian artistic family. Chilvers, Ian. "A Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art", page 560. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. His father was a sculptor. His grandfather Nicholas Benois, and his uncle Leon Benois, were celebrated architects. Another uncle, Alexandre Benois, was a respected artist, art critic, historian and preservationist. His great

Saint Petersburg

political_status Federal city political_status_link Federal cities of Russia federal_district Northwestern (Northwestern Federal District) economic_region Northwestern (Northwestern economic region) pop_2010census 4879566 pop_2010census_ref pop_2010census_rank 4th urban_pop_2010census 100% rural_pop_2010census 0% pop_density pop_density_as_of pop_density_ref pop_latest 5131967 pop_latest_date 2014 pop_latest_ref Rosstat (Goskomstat). Оценка численности постоянного населения на 1 января 2014 г. area_km2 1439 area_km2_rank 82nd area_km2_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. Петербург в цифрах (''St. Petersburg in Figures'') established_date May 27, 1703 established_date_ref Official website of St. Petersburg. St. Petersburg in Figures license_plates 78, 98, 178 ISO RU-SPE leader_title Governor (Governor of Saint Petersburg) leader_title_ref leader_name Georgy Poltavchenko leader_name_ref legislature Legislative Assembly (Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg) legislature_ref website website_ref date March 2010

'''Saint Petersburg''' ( ), and in 1991, back to ''Saint Petersburg''.

In Russian literature, informal documents, and discourse, the word "Saint" ( ).

Saint Petersburg was founded by Tsar Peter the Great on May . Between 1713–1728 and 1732–1918, Saint Petersburg was the imperial capital of Russia. In 1918, the central government bodies moved from Saint Petersburg (then named Petrograd) to Moscow. editor McColl, R. W. title Encyclopedia of world geography volume 1 publisher Infobase Publishing location N. Y. year 2005 isbn 0-8160-5786-9 pages 633–634 url http: books.google.com ?id DJgnebGbAB8C&pg PA633&dq capital+moved+to+Moscow#v onepage&q capital%20moved%20to%20Moscow&f false accessdate February 9, 2011 It is Russia's 2nd largest city (List of cities and towns in Russia by population) after Moscow with 5 million inhabitants (2012) and the fourth most populated federal subject. Saint Petersburg is a major European cultural center, and also an important Russian port on the Baltic Sea (ports of the Baltic Sea).

Saint Petersburg is often described as the most Western (Western culture) city of Russia, as well as its cultural capital. V. Morozov. ''The Discourses of Saint Petersburg and the Shaping of a Wider Europe'', Copenhagen Peace Research Institute. 2002. Ciaonet.org It is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million. A large number of foreign consulates (List of diplomatic missions in Russia#Consulates in Saint Petersburg), international corporations (Multinational corporation), banks, and other businesses are located in Saint Petersburg.

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